Awards and Press

I’ve been doing stuff on these interwebs for a while so I’ve gotten some awards for it. It’s always nice to have your awesomeness confirmed. And I’ve gotten press too so that’s always fist-pump worthy. Check out the list below (which isn’t complete because of reasons, like my laziness).

All the Awards gif

Awards and Recognition

  • The 2013 JET Magazine’s 40 under 40 (2013)
  • 10 Women Who Are Doing Great Things by Babble (2013)
  • 25 Women in Digital You Should Know by Hello Beautiful (2013)
  • Emerging Leader Award by LINKS Unlimited (2013)
  • Women Driving Excellence Award (2013)
  • Women’s Media Center Social Media Award (2012)
  • Blogosphere’s Top 20 by Black Enterprise (2012)
  • 25 Bloggers Changing the World by Babble (2012)
  • 35 under 35 Influential Women by Afro Elle Magazine (2012)
  • Humanitarian Achievement Award honoree from Chicago Arts & Humanities Fete (2012)
  • Super Woman in Business by the LMO Foundation (2012)
  • 30 under 30 leader in HIV/AIDS by the Black AIDS Institute (2011)
  • BOSS Influencer by the Boss Network (2011)
  • BlogHer’s Voices of the Year (2010)
  • Congressional record from the U.S. House of Representatives (2010)
  • Resolution from the City Council of Chicago (2010)
  • Best Humor Blog from the Black Weblog Awards (2009)

For my work on AwesomelyLuvvie.com

Press

2013

* 40 under 40: Luvvie Ajayi Champions Change – JET Magazine (Sep. 2013)

* Twitter Fixes Fast Company’s All-White ‘Smart Women’ List - Jezebel (Aug. 2013)

Fast Company’s 25 Smartest Women On Twitter List Excludes Women Of Color, Here’s Our List – Huffington Post (Aug 2013)

‘Scandal’ Withdrawal: It’s a Real Thing - The Root (May 2013)

* Women Marketing Thought Leaders to Follow on Twitter – Digital Relevance (May 2013)

10 Women Who Are Doing Great Things - Babble (May 2013)

Black women hammering at media’s glass ceiling – MSR News (April 2013)

* The Ins and Outs of Blogging For Business – The Network Journal (March 2013)

Chicago’s Very Own: Karyn Watkins & Luvvie Ajayi - WGNTV (Feb. 2013)

23 Fierce Female Bloggers To Follow in 2013 – Colored Girl Confidential (Jan. 2013)

* People to People with Micah Materre – WGN Channel 9 TV Interview (Jan. 2013)

* Fans Show Luvvie Some Online Love: Blogger Uses Social Media for Social Justice and Profit – MadameNoire (Jan. 2013)

2012

* Health Champion, Rockstar Blogger + Award-Winning Social Media Pro: Test Drive My Job – Lovette Ajayi – Mopwater PR (Dec. 2012)

* WMC Live with Robin Morgan – (Nov. 2012)

Fighting HIV/AIDS Stigma the Red Shoe Way - Colorlines (Nov. 2012)

25 Bloggers Changing the World - Babble.com (Oct. 2012)

* Everything Awesomely Luvvie: Lovette Ajayi - Diasporan Darlings (Oct. 2012)

Black Blogger Month: Awesomely Luvvie, Laughing & Blogging out Loud – Black Enterprise (May 2012)

The Red Pump Project’s Luvvie Ajayi Fighting to Prevent HIV/AIDS Infections - RollingOut.com (May 2012)

Speaker Spotlight: Luvvie Ajayi Aka Awesomely Luvvie – Blogging While Brown (May 2012)

* Two Bloggers Headed to the Academy Awards – WGN Channel 9 Morning News – TV Interview (February 2012)

MeOnWGN

2011

* Vixen of the Week: Lovette Ajayi – Organic Beauty Vixen (May 2011)

* Natural Hair Diary: Lovette “Luvvie” Ajayi, Blogger – Essence.com (Feb. 2011)

* Here and Now: Awesomely Luvvie - Black Weblog Awards (Jan. 2011)

2010

The Awesomely Luvvie; Using Social Media to Raise Awareness about HIV and AIDS - Salon.com (March 2010)